Saturday 28 April

03.-04. May 2019

FMB Gold Event

This year it is the eighth time that the Swatch Rocket Air takes place and is once more offering a lot of activities and action. After the best riders from over 15 nations qualify on Friday and Saturday, the winner will be announced on Saturday evening. For the riders the prize money of 15'000 CHF and important points in the Freeride Mountain Bike Worldtour is not the only reason why they like to come to Thun. The event may take place in the Swiss Alps but the riders can get ready for a completely different kind of atmosphere as the motto takes the riders to the future!

Bergamont Pumptrack Race

Compete with your buddies at the Bergamont Pumptrack Race and compare your time with the best pumptrack riders of the world! At the Pumptrack Race you can sign in directly on-site. 

Big Baang Party

The official afterparty of the Swatch Rocket Air takes place at the Legacy club Thun. Directly after the Final on Saturday we will celebrate the Winner and all the riders!

Be there and party with the Riders!

Location: The Legacy Thun

Time: 10pm - 5am

Get your combo ticket on: rocketair.ch/en/tickets

Program Saturday

 

Saturday April 28th 3000

11.00 - 21.45h Doors (Bars & Food)

11.00 - 20.00h Energie Thun Familyzone (Like-a-Bike, Pumptrack, Live Painting)

10.30 - 14.30h Training Slopestyle

11.30h Artistic Cycling ft. BMX Flatland

12.00 - 13.00h Qualification - Bergamont Pumptrack Race

13.30h Trial Show

14.00h Like a Bike Race (Kids 2-5 year old, sign in till 13.30h)

14.00h MB 14 - Beatboxer

14.30h Kunstrad ft. BMX Flatland Show

15.00-17.30h Qualification Slopestyle

18.00h Trial Show

18.30 MB 14 - Beatboxer

18.00-19.00h Final - Bergamont Pumptrack Race

19.45h - 21.15h FINALE SLOPESTYLE

21.45h Prizegiving 

22 - 5h Big Baang Afterparty @ The Legacy Thun

Sideevents

Sideevents

Besides the action in the ice rink there will be a lot of different activities taking place. In the Like-a-Bike race, 2-5 year old kids can try to make their rounds. Nearby, the grownups can compete on the Modular Pumptrack. Each person can take their time and compare it with the times of pro-athletes all over the world. 

All the sideevents in the overview, check the schedule on our flyer

  • Bergamont Pumptrack Race
  • Like-a-Bike race
  • Energie Thun Familyzone
  • BMX Flatland ft. Artistic Cycling
  • Live Painting
  • Live Concert
  • Workshops

Tickets pre sale

Tickets pre sale

 

ATTENTION - NEW TICKETSYSTEM!

On Saturday, there are two different kinds of tickets: afternoon ticket until 18:00 and one for the whole event day. 

Saturday Afternoon Ticket (until 6pm):
With this ticket you are free to be in the event site until 6pm. After 6pm, you have to leave the icerink, but you are welcome to watch the finals at the Swatch Trucks Public Viewing Zone. Of course, there is food, drinks and toilets in this zone as well. 

If you get a family pass and you want to watch the finals, each person can purchase an upgrade. These tickets will be sold out early, make sure to get one in the pre-sale.

Ticket pre sale:Buy your ticket here

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Ticket Prices Box Office:

Friday:

- until 6 years: free entry
- from 6 years: CHF 10.-
- from 16 years: CHF 15.-
- Family Package: CHF 35.-

Saturday until 6pm WITHOUT FINALS:

- until 6 years: free entry
- from 6 years: CHF 10.-
- from 16 years: CHF 20.-
- Family Package: CHF 45.-

- Slopestyle Saturday & Afterparty - From 16 years: CHF 35.-

Saturday, full day WITH FINALS: 

- until 6 years: free entry
- from 6 years: CHF 20.-
- from 16 years: CHF 30.-
- Family Package: upgrade CHF 10.-/per person

- Slopestyle Saturday & Afterparty - from 16 years: CHF 45.-

2-Day pass, WITH FINALS: 

- Freitag und Samstag exkl. Party - Ab 16 Jahren: CHF 45.-
- Freitag und Samstag inkl. Party Samstag - Ab 16 Jahren: CHF 60.-
- Freitag und Samstag - U16: CHF 30.-

2-day pass Family, WITHOUT FINALS:

- Friday and Saturday - Family-Package: CHF 80.- / Family = Max. 2 adults + 3 kids
  (Upgrade for the FINALS can be purchased for CHF 10.- per person)

How to get there

How to get there

Train and Bus

Take the Train to Thun, then the bus number 1 from Thun Trainstation to Steffisburg Flühli. Get off at the station Marktgasse.

Or be sporty and walk from Thun Trainstation to Kunsteisbahn (Ice Rink) Grabengut: 15 min (1.1 km).

Check out the connections here:

www.sbb.ch/fahrplan

Bicycle


You can find enough parking opportunities for your bike next to the Ice Rink.

Car, Motorcycle

Signalisation from exit Thun-Nord - Direction Steffisburg/Thun A6 - Car park City Nord Grabenstrasse.

Truck

Kunsteisbahn Grabengut, Kyburgstrasse 8, 3600 Thun.
Koordinaten: 46.76197, 7.62645

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